Balloon boy story and reality TV culture: What are parents thinking?

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Does the balloon boy story begin with the Heene family's quest to appear, again, on reality TV?Given father Richard Heene's apparent efforts to pique Hollywood interest in his family as a reality TV subject , concern is once again rising that the children who appear on such shows are being exploited for fame and fortune by their parents.Child ...

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“I miss you lil bro”

Since: Apr 09

Vegas baby

#1 Oct 21, 2009
He is a NUT first class grade AAAA nut.

Fresno, CA

#2 Oct 22, 2009

San Francisco, CA

#3 Oct 22, 2009
The balloon boy incident ties right in with this Jon and Kate nonsense. Even after it was discovered that he was not in the balloon, the cable news channels were still reporting it like it was a major new story. And after it was revealed that it was all a hoax, the coverage got even bigger. This is what the television media has been reduced to. Same with Jon and Kate. The more they blab, the more the media eats it up. Even with all the scandal, TLC is still determined to keep this show going with Kate. Why? It defies decency and common sense. And so you have these parents who want fame and money no matter what the price, and a shameless and stupid media that chases right after them.

“I miss you lil bro”

Since: Apr 09

Vegas baby

#4 Oct 23, 2009
They have been on tv already...wifeswap so he is just a nut.

Spring, TX

#6 Jun 1, 2010
Just a squirrel looking for a nut.

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